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20180323 One dies while trying to douse fire

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One dies while trying to douse fire
Updated: 2018-03-23 12:50

BHOJPUR: A person has lost his life in an attempt to douse fire that had started in a community forest at Ilame Thalakham in Shahidbhumi of Dhankuta district, on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as 50-year-old local Benu Prasad Rai, according to police.
Rai was critically injured while trying to extinguish the fire around 3:00 pm yesterday.
He breathed his last on the way to Biratnagar-based Birat Nursing Home, according to provincial police office of Province 1, Biratnagar.
Meanwhile, the fire also completely destroyed Rai’s one-storey house and shed, informed the Area Police Office, Chhintang.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained and further investigation into the case is underway.

Web Source: The Himalayan Times

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